Burn My Heart

Title Burn My Heart
Names Naidoo, Beverley.
Book Number DB068714
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Kenya, 1951. Mathew's friendship with Mugo, a Kikuyu servant on his family's farm, becomes strained when Mathew's boarding-school chum Lance, a bigoted white boy, visits. Tensions build as Mathew grapples with issues of truth, race, and loyalty during the rise of the Mau Mau. Some violence. For grades 6-9. 2007.
Narrator Conn, Brian.
Local Subject Juvenile - JU
Young Adult Interest - YAI
Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Fiction - YF
Grades 6-9 & Young Adult - JU7
Friends and friendships - FRI
Historical Fiction - HIF
Male Narrator - MN
Juvenile Fiction - JF
Violence - VI
LC Subject Betrayal - Juvenile fiction
Crimes against humanity - Juvenile fiction
Friendship - Juvenile fiction
Race relations - Juvenile fiction
Revolutions - Juvenile fiction
Torture - Juvenile fiction
Kenya - History - Autonomy and independence movements - Juvenile fiction
Kenya - History - Mau Mau Emergency, 1952-1960 - Juvenile fiction
Historical fiction, Juvenile
Language English
Released 2009
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2009. (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio).
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